My Never-ending Safe Shelter-In-Place

Open sunflower to the sun

I’ve lost count of how many days we’ve been in our Covid19 Shelter-In-Place. That’s what I call our current situation because it reminds me of our “Shelter-In-Place” drills at school. I know I can leave home, but I don’t want to leave. In the United States, our Covid19 prevention is mixed with the wannabe authoritarian politics of TrumpTwat.

Most of our country has not been under lockdown. I’m fortunate that I live in a state with a sane Democratic governor. (Had this happened with Chris Crispy, there would be even more chaos.) He’s taking the information from scientists and doctors seriously. However, there are still a few Covidiots in our state who refuse to believe the virus exists. Some of them live next door to me. They are the reason I stay inside.

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[Archive] This is American Racism 

It’s only been 52 years since Jim Crow intimidation was made illegal with the Voter’s Rights Act.

I got tired of reading the “This isn’t America” posts on Twitter. In fact, by the Saturday evening, I wanted to throw my computer across the room. We had just witnessed horrible acts of White Supremacist domestic terrorism, yet some people were acting as if racism dropped out the sky Friday morning. Continue reading “[Archive] This is American Racism “

ReBlog: “Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart…


“Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. A typical Nisei family, Bill, Alice and Young Mike Hosokawa. Bill is editor of the Heart Mountain Sentinel. Heart Mountain Relocation Center newspaper.” 9/16/1942

Parker, Tom, Photographer

Series: Central Photographic File of the War Relocation Authority, 1942 – 1945Record Group 210: Records of the War Relocation Authority, 1941 – 1989

Professional photographers were commissioned by the War Relocation Authority to document the daily life and treatment of Japanese-Americans who were interned during World War II. Continue reading “ReBlog: “Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart…”

Orwellian Update

I’m about 20 pages into 1984 after four months of attempting to read the book. Every time I try to read it, I keep thinking it’s an actual news report about our current government. Then I realize the US media is busy trying to make #Drumpf look normal.
That’s when I realize the nightmare hasn’t ended, and I close the book.

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